A brilliant time had at Harrogate Royal Hall performing the role of Peep-Bo in The Mikado for the G&S Opera Company at ClassicFEST directed by Simon Butteriss. Great fun dressing up as a Victorian Japanese lady!
Soraya will perform along with 4 other soloists from the Royal College of Music in a masterclass with esteemed welsh soprano Rebecca Evans at The Britten Theatre, RCM 12th September 2012.
Soraya will perform the role of Peep-Bo in 'The Mikado' for the G&S Opera Compnay this bank holiday weekend in Harrogate for ClassicFEST.
Soraya performed the role earlier this summer for The International Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company.
''Soraya Mafi's Lancashire accent added an extra depth of humour to our Japanese girls.'
Soraya performed 'Barcelona' with tenor John Pierce and Nella Fantasia and You Raise Me Up with Jenny Williams and Jon Christos at a star-studded evening raising money for the amazing charity 'Destination Florida'. For more information on this wonderful charity visit http://www.destinationflorida.org.uk/
Soraya performed as part of Solo Voci for the Dumfries and Galloway live arts festival: they performed a selection of operatic classics and broadway hits!
Soraya performed with Charlotte Pearson (Mezzo Soprano) as Solo Voci for England V Ireland U20s Six Nations Match and Adams Park, High Wycombe to an audience of over 10,000.
Soraya featured as the soloist in Hull Choral Union’s performance of The Armed Man. The majestic Hull City Hall played host to the Hull Choral Union, Hull Choral Union Junior Chorus, Hull Youth Choir and other local choirs with the City of Hull Youth Orchestra. Soraya performed THE solos in Jenkin’s The Armed Man and Mendelssohn’s Hear my prayer and O for the wings of a dove acommpanied by the choirs and orchestra. Visit www.hullchoralunion.org for more details on their future events.
Sacred selections as part of a live staging of The Passion of the Christ (Via Crucis). Manchester Oxford Road
Soraya performed Schubert’s Ave Maria, Franck’s Panis Angelicus and Mozart’s Laudate Dominum in a unique staging of The Passion of The Christ by Manchester Universities Catholic Chaplaincy.